Thirty Meter Telescope - Astronomy's next generation observatory. http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/ en TMT’S Infrared Imaging Spectrograph IRIS Achieves Milestone http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/news-center/tmts-infrared-imaging-spectrograph-iris-achieves-milestone <p>PASADENA, CA &ndash; Design of the Thirty Meter Telescope&rsquo;s IRIS (InfraRed Imaging Spectrograph), recently achieved a major milestone. The IRIS design team successfully completed the first of two slated Preliminary Design Reviews, which spanned the complete opto-mechanical design for the instrument.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-nodereference"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/gallery/miscellaneous/iris-preliminary-design-review-meeting">IRIS Preliminary Design Review meeting</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/gallery/miscellaneous/iris-simulation-io-observations">IRIS Simulation of Io observations</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/gallery/miscellaneous/iris-simulation-pluto-and-charon-system">IRIS Simulation of the Pluto and Charon system</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/gallery/miscellaneous/iris-imager-design">IRIS Imager design</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/gallery/miscellaneous/iris-integral-field-spectrograph-opto-mechanical-design">IRIS Integral Field Spectrograph Opto-mechanical design</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/news-center/tmts-infrared-imaging-spectrograph-iris-achieves-milestone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Feature Story Tue, 21 Feb 2017 02:28:23 +0000 wilbur 1288 at http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com TMT’s Telescope Structure Final Subsystem Design Review Completed http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/news-center/tmts-telescope-structure-enters-final-design-stage <p>PASADENA, CA &ndash; In mid-December 2016, an international panel of reviewers met at the Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (MELCO) facility in Amagasaki, Japan, for the last of three final design review presentations for the Thirty Meter Telescope&rsquo;s (TMT&rsquo;s) telescope structure.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-nodereference"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/node/1275">TMT Telescope Structure review meeting participants at MELCO, Japan</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/gallery/miscellaneous/segment-handling-system-shs-and-its-precision-robotic-hand-which-traverses-und">The Segment Handling System (SHS) and its precision robotic hand, which traverses under the bridge (inset)</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/node/1276">The Segment Handling System (SHS) and its precision robotic hand, which traverses under the bridge.</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/gallery/miscellaneous/aerial-service-platform-asp-access-m2-and-m3-plus-elevator">Aerial Service Platform (ASP) to access M2 and M3 plus Elevator</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/news-center/tmts-telescope-structure-enters-final-design-stage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Feature Story Mon, 06 Feb 2017 19:34:21 +0000 gordon 1274 at http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com Common Software Design Approved for Production http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/news-center/common-software-design-approved-production <p>PASADENA, CA &ndash; On December 13-14, 2016, an international panel of reviewers met at the TMT project office in Pasadena for the Final Design Review of the Common Software (CSW) subsystem.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-nodereference"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/gallery/miscellaneous/thoughtworks-office"> ThoughtWorks Office</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/news-center/common-software-design-approved-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Feature Story Wed, 01 Feb 2017 20:35:32 +0000 gordon 1272 at http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com TMT Segment-Handling Robot Receives National Award http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/news-center/tmt-segment-handling-robot-receives-national-award <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">PASADENA, CA &ndash; A segment-handling robot developed in Japan for the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) has received the 2016 Good Design Award.</span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="414" height="443" title="1:20 scale model of the Segment Handling System (SHS) displayed at the Good Design Exhibition. (Photo credit: National Astronomical Observatory of Japan)" alt="" src="http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/sites/default/files/images/article/tmtrobotics%20photo2.jpeg?1479246565" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/news-center/tmt-segment-handling-robot-receives-national-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Release Tue, 15 Nov 2016 21:53:15 +0000 wilbur 1265 at http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com STATEMENT REGARDING SELECTION OF ALTERNATE SITE FOR TMT http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/news-center/statement-regarding-selection-alternate-site-tmt <p>The TMT International Observatory Board of Governors met last week to discuss the progress of TMT in Hawaii and to consider potential alternate sites. To follow is a statement from Henry Yang, Chair of the TMT International Observatory Board:</p> <p><a href="http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/news-center/statement-regarding-selection-alternate-site-tmt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Release Mon, 31 Oct 2016 07:00:00 +0000 wilbur 1264 at http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com Yes, the state should allow TMT on Mauna Kea http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/news-center/press/yes-state-should-allow-tmt-mauna-kea <div class="field field-type-text field-field-name-publication"> <div class="field-label">Publication Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Honolulu Star-Advertiser </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-date-publication"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 2016-09-07</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-abstract"> <div class="field-label">Abstract:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Our group, Perpetuating Unique Educational Opportunities (PUEO), is made up of highly respected members of the Hawaiian community.</p> </div> </div> </div> Wed, 07 Sep 2016 07:00:00 +0000 wilbur 1258 at http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com